NILRR Clipsheet, April 11, 2014

On April 11, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

Ambush is Coming shopfloor.org, April 10, 2014 While the idea of having this public hearing on its face would fit the definition of an open and transparent government rulemaking process, the hearing itself is more reminiscent of other public “hearings,” which have been held lately. Hearings where only one side is permitted to ask questions […]

Michigan Union Organizers Allegedly Stormed Ladies Restroom

On April 9, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

Wal-Mart has filed an unfair labor practice against United Food and Commercial Workers organizers who allegedly followed an employee into the ladies’ restroom and harassed her.  At least one of the organizers was a male.  Bill McMorris has the story in the Washington Free Beacon. The NLRB ordered the United Food and Commercial Workers union and OUR Walmart—a […]

Obama NLRB Wants to Control Business Decisions

On April 8, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

Not content with forcing all workers to join or support labor unions in order to get or keep a job, NLRB general counsel Richard Griffin wants to force employers to bargain with union bosses over relocation issues.  Kevin Glass on Hot Air has the story. NLRB general counsel Richard Griffin wants to force employers to consult […]

NILRR Weekly Clipsheet April 04, 2014

On April 4, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

    Sens. McConnell, Paul Introduce National Right to Work Amendment www.mcconnell.senate.gov, April 02, 2014 “But right now, I’d like to talk about another jobs proposal Senator Paul and I have again introduced – national Right to Work legislation. It would allow American workers to choose whether or not they’d like to join a union […]

NILRR Weekly Clipsheet March 28, 2014

On March 28, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

  Pro-Union Monopoly Statutes Menace U.S. Cities www.nrtw.org, March 27, 2014 In addition to affirming the Motor City’s insolvency, Judge Rhodes made it clear that Detroit has the legal authority to reduce public employee pension benefits negotiated by government union chiefs who have for decades wielded monopoly-bargaining power under Michigan law. Reflecting on last month’s […]

NLRB Approves Pro-Union “Ambush Election” Final Rule

On March 27, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

Once again the Obama National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has taken up the “ambush” rule, allowing union bosses free rein to do whatever it takes to  win a representation election.  Karl Hororwitz has the story in his blog at National Legal and Policy Center. A fair election campaign operates on the principle of a “level […]

NILRR Weekly News Clips March 07, 2014

On March 7, 2014, in News Clips, Right To Work, by CLJ

    The Really Big Money? Not the Kochs Wall Street Journal Online, March 6, 2014 It’s an extraordinary thing, in a political age obsessed with campaign money, that nobody scrutinizes the biggest, baddest, “darkest” spenders of all: organized labor. The IRS is muzzling nonprofits; Democrats are “outing” corporate donors; Jane Mayer is probably working […]

NILRR Weekly Newsclips February 21, 2014

On February 21, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

Clock ticking for UAW to file objection in VW Chattanooga vote Times Free Press Online, February 19, 2014 Raudabaugh, who does work for the anti-union National Right to Work Foundation, said if the board holds a hearing on an objection to the election, it could take months to resolve, he said. “Should the board say […]